Supreme Court Declines to Block Trump’s ‘Public Charge’ Rule for Immigrants

Responding to a request from states and immigration advocates citing the coronavirus pandemic, the Supreme Court on Friday declined to block a Trump administration rule that makes it harder for immigrants to receive green cards if they rely on public benefits programs like food stamps.

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National Security Surveillance Nabs More Than Spies

The case against Nassif Sami Daher and Kamel Mohammad Rammal, two Michigan men accused of food stamp fraud, hardly seemed exceptional. But the tool that agents used to investigate them was extraordinary: a secretive surveillance process intended to identify potential spies and terrorists.

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